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CHC42015- Certificate IV in Community Services – Domestic Students

Course ID
CHC42015
Name
Community Services
Level
Certificate IV
Campus
BNE|GC

CHC42015- Certificate IV in Community Services

Community Services is about improving the lives of people in need of support and it can cover a range of areas, such as family and youth work, children’s services, counselling, mental health, and alcohol and drugs. The CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services is a 37-39 week face to face course, delivered through blended learning experience of either face-to-face and/ self-paced classroom learning, which provides students with a range of skill and knowledge such as:
  • Working with diverse people
  • Use communication to build relationships
  • Provide client-centred support to people in crises
  • Plan and conduct group activities

This course will qualify you to work within a community development framework, plan and conduct group activities, and work with people from diverse backgrounds. Our team of highly qualified, industry experienced teachers will equip you with the tools you need to succeed in the field, while connecting you with potential future employers. Workers may design and deliver programs that aim to enhance individual and group wellbeing.

According to the Australian Government’s Job Outlook service, the number of people working in community and welfare support is expected to grow strongly over the next five years. This is a large occupation with strong job prospects with around 30,000 job openings anticipated over the next five years. 

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Details and Units
Career Pathways and Outcomes
Fees

The CHC42015 Certificate IV in Community Services is delivered over 6 to 12 months face to face or online which includes 15 units of study and 120 hours of practical placement. During placement employers will provide the facilities, range of work and supervision required as detailed in the training plan.

Online Delivery: Enjoy the freedom and flexibility of choosing when and where you study. Direct your own learning with all your study materials online, allowing you to manage your own workload and fit your studies around your lifestyle. Access your learning space 24 hours a day, seven days a week and be supported by high-quality educators who are devoted to your outcomes.

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Core Units
Course CodeCourse Name
CHCADV001Facilitate the interests and rights of clients
CHCCCS004Assess co-existing needs
CHCCOM002Use communication to build relationships
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically
CHCPRP001Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships
HLTWHS003Maintain work health and safety
Elective Units
CodeTitle
CHCDFV001Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence
CHCGRP002Plan and conduct group activities
HLTAID003Provide First Aid
CHCCCS028Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCDIS007Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
CHCDIS007Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
CHCDIS010Provide person centred services to people with disability with complex needs
CHCMGT006Coordinate client directed services
CHCMHS003Provide recovery oriented mental health services

Suitable Career outcomes may include:

  • Aboriginal Health Education Officer
  • Early Intervention Homelessness Worker
  • Case Worker
  • Community Support Worker
  • Tenant Advice and Advocacy Worker
  • Family Support Worker
  • Domestic Violence Worker

Queensland Higher Level Skills – for students residing in Queensland

Higher Level Skills Funding:  The Higher-Level Skills Program aims to assist individuals to gain the higher-level skills required to secure employment or career advancement in a priority industry, or to transition to university. Read the Higher-Level Skills student fact sheet at https://training.qld.gov.au/training/incentives/highskills.

Fee for Service: Non-funded trainees will be charged a fee for service cost. These will be confirmed prior to the commencement of training. See here.

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Teaching and Delivery Modes for Students

At Educare key objectives are to ensure that the core focus of your learning experience is based on the practical applications of your study. Therefore, we support you by providing learning materials which are utilised during most of the following delivery modes such as:

  • Face to face facilitation and roleplays

  • Independent learning/simulated sessions

  • Group based workshops and discussions

Resources Needed

You will have access to our online learning system. You must have your own (laptop) computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software are required by all students to successfully undertake their study with Educare.

Work Placement

If you are not currently employed or volunteering in industry, during your course you will be required to complete vocational placement so you can start practicing your new skills in a real-world environment. You will be required to work shifts determined by your placement provider, and these can include early mornings or late nights, any day of the week, including public holidays. Educare College may be able to assist in arranging suitable placements.

Prior to placement you will need to complete a Criminal History Check (yellow card) and apply for a Blue Card (working with children check). 

If your police check identifies that you have a criminal history, you may be disqualified from being eligible to undertake placement and assessment, which would affect your course outcomes. If you think this might impact you, please speak to the relevant Vocational Placement Coordinator for further information.

Program Outcomes and Benefits

Throughout the program, students will learn the skills to enable them to use discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for their outputs. We at Educare college aim to assist you in providing you with opportunities to achieve the following outcomes:

  • Link off job learning at college to on job training in the workplace.
  • Establish pathways to qualifications nationally recognised by industry, education and vocational training authorities.
  • Students may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) to determine on an individual basis, the competencies obtained by a person through previous formal or informal training, work and/or life experience.
  • Receive a Statement of Attainment or Certificate from Educare College listing competencies successfully achieved for each training program studied.
  • Successful completion of a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Assessment
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Do you find yourself being passionate with a strong desire to help and provide care services to people?

Get in touch immediately with Educare college admin enrolment teams to study and be taught by our qualified and highly industry experienced trainers.